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Carol Ann Duffy Introduces The Map and the Clock

With Welsh poet Gillian Clarke, the United Kingdom’s poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy has been busily compiling a new British and Irish poetry anthology called The Map and the Clock: A Laureate’s Choice of the Poetry of Britain and Ireland. Comprised of poems that strive to redefine Britain’s national character, or, perhaps update it, the […]
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